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Occupation bridge, Loughborough Meadows, Leicestershire

Occupation bridge, Loughborough Meadows, Leicestershire

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L1611. 'First occupation bridge from Nottingham Road bridge, Loughborough Meadows', Leicestershire (S.W.A. Newton's notes). This imposing structure was one of the London Extension's many occupation bridges, built to provide farmers with access to their land, or to accommodate an existing right of way. Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton was the contractor responsible for constructing this section of the Railway (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - J 6/5
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Loughborough, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454500 320600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council